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PART II - CHAPTER XII

of summer silk, pale as the water under the willows. The Second Lady stood beside him fanning him, although the perspiration rolled down her own cheeks from the unaccustomed exertion ; and on his knees sat one of his children in gala dress for his return.
When I entered the court he clapped his hands and cried:
" Aha-aha-here comes the mother and her son!"
He set his child from his knee and bade my son approach, enticing him in a low voice and with smiles. I bowed deeply and he nodded, his eyes still fixed on my son. Then I folded my son's hands and bade him bow. My father was greatly pleased.
" Aha-aha-" he kept repeating softly. He lifted my son to his knee and felt his round arms and legs, and laughed at his wide, astonished eyes.
" Such a man!" he cried in delight. "Let a slave bring sweetmeats for him! Let the candied persimmons be brought, and the little larded cakes!"
I was dismayed. My child has but ten teeth at best. How then could he eat candied persimmons?

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